November 7, 2019 — Board Minutes

The Ipswich Outboard Club Board of Directors held a regular meeting at the St. Lawrence Literary Society, Ipswich, Ma. Commodore Clifford called the meeting to order at 7:16 pm. All IOC officers and directors were present except for Perry Paone.

The minutes from the previous meeting on October 5, 2019 were approved as submitted.

Secretary’s Report:

  • Email and PO box are clean.
  • Cookout cost $1171.18, scholarship fund donations $183.
  • Water Street construction notice is for the sea wall at end of Summer Street.
  • All bills have been given to the treasurer.

The secretary’s report was approved as submitted.

Treasurer’s Report:

  • Checking account                $27,378.09
  • MMCH                                           4,913.77
  • CD                                              25,311.51
  • Total                                          $57,603.37
  • All bills have been paid
  • Wild Apricot has been paid but has increased cost.
  • We are under budget with expenses.
  • Water service being looked at.
  • Dave Morin to explore a HELOC for the club in case of an unexpected expense.

The treasurer’s report was accepted as submitted.

Vice Commodore’s Report :

  • Floats have been hauled.
  • Steve Clifford to contact fence companies to get a quote to fix the upper lot fence.
  • John Adams will complete the tree work.

The vice commodore’s report was accepted as read.

Old Business:

  • A large discussion was held on the new catwalks and gangways being planned. Will happen before the 2020 boating season. The project cost was included in the 2019 budget which was approved at the IOC Annual Meeting on 1/22/19.

New Business:

  • Next IOC Directors meeting scheduled for December 3, 2019 at 7 pm at the St. Lawrence Society.
  • A tentative IOC Annual Meeting date was given on 1/21/20.
  • A large discussion was held on a new shed with possible fresh water and bathroom access.
  • Motion to adjourn the meeting at 8:08am, seconded, and approved.

Attest: David Morin, Secretary
Steve Clifford, Commodore